black and white shot from below of the bride and groom holding hands and laughing at each other

Kai + Lucy’s North Shore, Hawaii Elopement

This summer has been a whirlwind!! It seems like I’m shooting a new session every two days- I can’t complain, though; there’s something about the summer months that give photos a unique charm. Many may also see the summer as wedding season- usually the busiest time of year for photographers!

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couple is looking at eachother passionately on beach cliffside

Hayden + Madeline’s Coastal Hawaii Adventure Elopement

Hayden and Madeline’s story is so unique. They’ve known each other since junior high and eventually started dating! During a previous trip to Hawaii, the two hiked the top of the Lanikai pillbox, and there Hayden proposed. When I asked the couple why they chose to elope, their response was

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bride and groom are holding hands and running on the beach

8 Signs You Should Consider Eloping

Time for some real talk- traditional weddings are losing their appeal. Yes, they may be fun but in reality they are extremely stressful to plan, they can get expensive and oftentimes they are more centered on pleasing the guests than being focused on the bride + groom! Now, don’t get

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Waimanalo Beach Elopement With a Private Catamaran

Waimanalo Beach Elopement With a Private Catamaran

I ended 2021 with the most incredible adventure – a one-of-a-kind wedding on Waimanalo Beach, complete with a sunset sail on a catamaran! Lindsay and Casey are an adventure-loving couple who are always oceanside. The two met in Moorea as marine undergrads at UCLA and spend their weekends hiking, kayaking,

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How to Elope in Hawaii - Emily Choy Photography

How to Elope in Hawaii

As you start to dream up what the perfect elopement might look like, you might be considering Oahu or another island in Hawaii! I might be a little biased as a resident of Oahu, but Hawaii is truly one-of-a-kind and perfect for elopements. Not only does it provide the most

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Oahu elopement by Emily Choy Photography

10 Ways To Include Family in Your Destination Elopement

Destination elopements are one of the most exciting and intimate experiences you can have. It’s a romantic adventure with just the two of you and memories that last forever! Eloping on Oahu gives you beautiful scenic views and lets you kick off married life with a built-in honeymoon. While the

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Elopement Day Timeline Tips

Make your elopement an experience Creating an elopement day timeline is so important because an elopement is so much more than a photoshoot- it is one of the most important days of your lives. It deserves to be documented fully, so that you can have a beautiful and intimate experience.

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